The Rajasthan government has issued new guidelines for unlocking from Wednesday, giving great relief in the strict lockdown. Now from June 16, shopping malls, gyms, hotels, restaurants will be open. Jaipur Metro Rail and minibuses will also run.
The government of Rajasthan has announced new guidelines of three-tier public discipline modified lockdown-2.0 on Tuesday evening. These new guidelines will now be effective from Wednesday 16 June.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote a tweet giving the information that more relaxation has been given in the guidelines of three-level public discipline modified lockdown 2.0. The Home Department has issued a guideline in this regard. There will be a public discipline weekend curfew from 5 pm on Saturday to 5 am on Monday.
Tourists places to Unlock
In a view to bringing back the economic balance, the Rajasthan government has taken an important decision and issued an order to open all the monuments of the state from June 16. At present, the opening time of monuments and museums has been fixed from 9 am to 3 pm. The department has issued its detailed guideline. However, all museums and monuments will remain closed during the weekend curfew.
The guidelines for the opening and operation of all monuments and museums for tourists will be allowed under strict corona protocols. The concerned superintendent and collector will ensure the proper cleaning before and after the opening of monuments-museums and at regular intervals. All the protocols of Corona will have to be strictly followed.
The elephant ride in Amer will be started with 50% capacity and mahouts will operate by rotation. Night tours and light and sound show operated in monuments-museums of Jaipur will remain closed for now.
According to Prakash Chandra Sharma, director of the state archaeology and museology department, “Every monument in-charges are required to make the mandatory provisions of thermal screening, hand sanitisation, face mask along with following social distance. They have spread awareness about the Covid protocol at places visible to every visitor,” said.
The monuments were closed for about two months due to the surge in Covid cases. The decision of reopening was taken after the sharp decline in Covid 19 cases across the state. The tourist places attract scores of both domestic and international tourists and provide strong economic support to the local communities.
These 10 key things of the new guidelines
- Sports stadiums will open.
- Shopping complexes/malls will open.
- Hotels, restaurants will open, food and drink will also be opened.
- City/minibuses will start.
- Jaipur Metro Rail will run.
- Cinema halls, theatres will not open till June 21.
- Gyms and yoga centers will open.
- Tourist spots, monuments will open.
- Weekend curfew reduced by one day, now curfew will remain from 5 pm on Saturday till 5 am on Monday.
- Gym-Yoga Center can be opened from 6 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday following the Covid protocol.
The new guidelines will be effective from June 16.